Myths about HIPAA Compliance

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), enacted in 1996, establishes crucial privacy rules that prohibit healthcare providers and businesses, known as covered entities, from disclosing protected information without the patient’s consent. This information can only be shared with the patient and their authorized representatives. However, misunderstandings and myths about HIPAA often arise, leading…

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Is Your Business Compliant with 2024 Data Privacy Laws?

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Change can be daunting, especially when it comes to business operations. As a business owner, you’re probably familiar with the need to stay updated on changes that can help your company grow and stay stable. But when changes are mandated by law, it can be even more challenging to adapt. Data privacy laws might seem…

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How to Stay HIPAA Compliant

If you’re a company that works with protected health information (PHI), you must ensure that you follow guidelines set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). No matter if you provide treatment or handle payments in the healthcare industry, or you’re an associate or contractor who has access to patient information, operational information,…

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